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James Clerk Maxwell

James Clerk Maxwell FRS FRSE was a Scottish scientist in the field of mathematical physics. His most notable achievement was to formulate the classical theory of electromagnetic radiation, bringing together for the first time electricity, magnetism, and light as different manifestations of the same phenomenon. Maxwell's equations for electromagnetism have been called the "second great unification in physics" after the first one realised by Isaac Newton... Read More

Born13 June 1831
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died5 November 1879 (aged 48)
Cambridge, England
NationalityScottish
FieldsPhysics and mathematics
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